Location of Deception Island in the South Shetland Islands.
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Sewing-Machine Needles (Rancho Point, Deception Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The name Sewing-Machine Rock was given by whalers for what was originally a conspicuous natural arch. Needles is now considered the more suitable descriptive term; an earthquake tremor in 1924 caused the arch to collapse.) is a group of three prominent rock needles, the highest 45 m, lying close southeast of
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